Type: Dedicated shortfilm festival
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Start Month: June



KidsFilmFest is an exciting initiative of the Brooklyn Film Festival. Every year the KidsFilmFest presents a program of films tailored for children of all ages.

KidsFilmFest 2017 takes place on:

Saturday, June 3 – 1pm – @ Made in NY Media Center by IFP

On Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm BFF presented the 13th annual kidsfilmfest, which aims to discover, expose and promote children’s filmmakers while drawing worldwide attention to Brooklyn. The film program was tailored for children of all ages (films are rated “G”), and consists of numerous short animation, live-action and documentary films. A Q & A with the filmmakers and a filmmaker’s workshop usually follows each program.
Tickets: 15$ adult, children 12 and under are free.

Submission Requirements:

April 28, 2017
Regular Deadline

Film must be approx.15 minutes in length.
Film must be for children of ALL ages (no harsh language or adult themes).
Film must be completed after Jan 1, 2014.
Film can not be in distribution or theatrically released.

Preview and screening films will not be returned unless specified and paid for by filmmaker. Films may be used throughout the years at other venues and festivals. Filmmaker will be notified in advance of this, and will have the opportunity to decline the offer(s).

kidsfilmfest is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.

The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless kidsfilmfest from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

Submission Deadline: April


Children’s Narrative
Standard Fee 35.00

Children’s Documentary
Standard Fee 35.00

Children’s Animation
Standard Fee 35.00

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